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SIERRA VISTA — An 80-year-old man was stung by hundreds of bees on Tuesday morning and taken to the emergency room of Canyon Vista Medical Center, police said.

FORT HUACHUCA — Surrounded by several sleek Gray Eagles — the U.S. Army’s unmanned aircraft systems — in a cavernous hangar at Libby Army Airfield, Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and U.S. Sen. Martha McSally praised the commanders and soldiers at Fort Huachuca on Friday.

SIERRA VISTA — The city’s balanced general fund budget, presented to City Council members this week as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, shows a drop in proposed revenues and delays in the purchase and construction of some capital projects as a result of the pandemic.

REGION — It’s not just the toilet paper and Lysol that have become popular during COVID-19; alcohol sales also have skyrocketed as shuttered bars and restaurants around the country have sent patrons to supermarkets, liquor stores and online to buy their spirits.

As coronavirus numbers climb in Cochise County, local law enforcement agencies are adjusting on the fly to the unique challenges the pandemic poses, trying to balance the health and safety of their employees against their duty to protect area residents.

Being the top soldier at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca is challenging enough, but during these COVID-19 times, Major General Laura A. Potter is undaunted as she ensures her troops, their families, and civilians both on and off the post that the community w…

COCHISE COUNTY — Business as usual is currently on hold as the scourge that is COVID-19 has forced city and county officials to adjust to a world of teleconferencing, answering police calls for service by phone and locking the doors of government buildings that the public once flowed through.

SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Justice Court here is rescheduling hundreds of cases until this summer in order to avoid a crowded courtroom during the coronavirus pandemic.

SIERRA VISTA — Like most of its counterparts across the state, Sierra Vista city government will be forced to tighten the reins on spending and hiring new employees in the coming fiscal year, as COVID-19 dictates the city’s financial path.

FORT HUACHUCA — Soldiers and civilians standing too close to each other in heavy-traffic areas on post during these times of COVID-19, will be asked to step back and practice social distancing by a new “Courtesy Patrol,” U.S. Army officials said.

SIERRA VISTA — A plan is in the works by the city’s information technology staff that would enable council members and citizens to attend meetings remotely and also comment electronically, while the panel is in session, the mayor said Tuesday.

The City of Sierra Vista has canceled the City Council work session scheduled for Tuesday afternoon and the City Council meeting scheduled for Thursday evening as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.

SIERRA VISTA — The city’s bus service will come to a halt Friday at 6 p.m., officials have decided, a move that will affect about 2,000 passenger trips a week.